Historical Atlas
Sweden
History of Norway History of Finland
First posted on June 13th 2002, lst evised on November 16th 2004






This is Just an alphabetical index. Click on the name you look for, and you will be referred to a list of biographies of the respective historical period. Within that list, scroll down for the name you look for.

Aakerhielm, Gustav, 1833-1900, prime minister 1889-1891
Absalon, Archbishop of Lund : see under Denmark
Adlercreutz, Axel, 1821-1880, prime minister 1870-1874
Arcimboldi, Giovannangelo, 1485-1555, seller of indulgences
Arrhenius, Svante August, 1859-1927, chemist
Baner, Johan, 1796-1641, general
Bellman, Carl Michael, 1740-1795, poet
Bergman, Ingmar, 1918- , movie director
Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982, actress
Bernadotte, Folke, Count of Wisborg, 1895-1948, diplomat
Berzelius, Joens Jacob, 1779-1848, chemist
Bernadotte, Jean Baptiste, see : Charles XIV.
Bildt, Carl, 1949-, prime minister, 1991-1994
Bildt, Gillis, 1820-1894, prime minister, 1888-1889
St. Birgitta, c.1303-1373, saint
Borg, Bjoern, 1956-, tennis player
Bostroem, Erik Gustav, 1842-1907, prime minister 1891-1900, 1902-1905
Brask, Hans, 1464-1538, bishop
Brandstroem, Elsa, 1888-1948, nurse
Branting, Karl Hjalmar, 1860-1925, prime minister 1920, 1921-1923, 1924-1925
St. Bridget : see St. Birgitta
Carleson, Edvard, 1820-1884, prime minister 1874-1875
Carlsson, Ingvar, 1934-, prime minister 1986-1991, 1994-1996
St. Catherine, 1331-1381
Celsius, Anders, 1701-1744
Charles IX., 1550-1611, King
Charles X. Gustav, 1622-1660, King, (= Karl Gustav von Pfalz-Zweibruecken)
Charles XI., 1655-1697, King
Charles XII., 1682-1718, King
Charles XIII., 1748-1818, King
Charles XIV., 1763-1844, King (= Jean Baptiste Bernadotte)

Charles XV., 1826-1872, King
Christina, Queen, 1626-1689
Comenius, Johann Amos, 1592-1670, pedagogue
Eden, Nils, 1871-1945, prime minister 1917-1920
Ekman, Carl Gustav, 1872-1945, prime minister 1926-1928, 1930-1932
Erik IX. Jedvardsson, -1160, King
Erik XIV., 1533-1577, King
Erlander, Tage Fritjof, 1901-1985, prime minister 1946-1969
Faelldin, Thorbjoern, 1926-, prime minister 1976-1978, 1979-1982
von Fersen, Frederik Axel, 1755-1810
Froeding, Gustaf, 1860-1911
Garbo, Greta, 1905-1990
de Geer, Louis, 1818-1896, prime minister 1858-1870, 1875-1880
de Geer, Louis, the younger, 1854-1935, prime minister 1920-1921
Geijer, Erik Gustav, 1783-1847, historian
von Goertz, Georg Heinrich, Baron von Schlitz, 1668-1719
Grotius, Hugo, 1583-1645, jurist and diplomat
Gustavus I. Vasa (Ericsson), 1496-1560, King
Gustavus II. Adolphus, 1594-1632, King
Gustavus III., 1746-1792, King
Gustavus IV., 1778-1837, King
Hammarskjoeld, Dag, 1907-1961, diplomat
Hammarskjoeld, Hjalmar, 1862-1953, prime minister 1914-1917
Hamrin, Felix, 1875-1937, prime minister 1932
Hansson, Per Albin, 1885-1946, prime minister 1932-1936, 1936-1946
Hedin, Sven Anders, 1865-1952, explorer
von Heidenstam, Carl Gustav Verner, 1859-1940, novelist
Henrik of Uppsala, c.1100-1156, bishop and saint
Hermanni, Nikolaus, 1330-1391, clergyman
Hoevenmark, Nils, 1922-1995, writer
Hofmann, Melchior, c.1500-1543, anabaptist preacher
Horn, Gustav, 1592-1657, general
Karlfeldt, Erik Axel, 1864-1931, writer
Knutsson, Goesta, 1908-1973, writer
Laestadius, Lars Levi, 1800-1861, priest
Lagerkvist, Paer, 1891-1974, writer
Lagerloef, Selma Ottilia Louisa, 1858-1941, writer
Laurentius, Andreae (Lars Andersson), c.1470-1552, clergyman
Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887, singer
Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002, writer
Lindman, Arvid, 1852-1936, prime minister 1906-1911, 1928-1930
von Linne, Carl (Linnaeus), 1707-1778, zoologist
Lundeberg, Christian, 1852-1911, prime minister 1905
Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987
Nobel, Alfred, 1833-1896, inventor and entrepreneur, philanthrope
af Nordenskioeld, Adolf Erik, 1832-1901, explorer
Oscar I., King of Sweden and Norway, 1799-1859
Oscar II., King of Sweden and Norway, 1829-1907
von Otter, Fredrik, 1833-1910, prime minister 1900-1902
Oxenstierna, Axel Gustafsson, 1583-1654, chancellor
Oxenstierna, Johan, 1611-1657
Palme, Olof, 1927-1986, prime minister 1969-1976, 1982-1986
Pehrsson i Bramstorp, Axel, 1883-1954, prime minister 1936
Persson, Goeran, 1949-, prime minister 1996-
Petri, Laurentius, (Lars Petersson) 1499-1573, church reformer and archbishop
Petri, Olaus, 1493-1552, church reformer
Posse, Arvid, 1820-1901, prime minister 1880-1883
Possevino, Antonio, 1533-1611, church diplomat
Ramstedt, Johan, 1852-1935, prime minister 1905
Rosenius, Carl Olof, 1816-1868, religious revival preacher
Rudbeckius, Johannes Johannis, 1581-1646, Gustavus Adolphus' court preacher
Rydberg, Johannes Robert, 1854-1919, mathematician,
Sandler, Rikard, 1884-1964, prime minister 1925-1926
Schacht, Heinrich, 1585-1654, undercover Catholic missionary
Scheele, Karl Wilhelm, 1742-1786, pharmacist and chemist
Siegbahn, Kaj Manne Borje, 1918- , physicist
Siegbahn, Karl Manne Georg, 1886-1978, physicist
Sigismund III. Wasa, 1566-1632, King
Sjoewall, Maj, 1935-, writer
Skytte, Marten, c.1480-1550, clergyman
Soederblom, Nathan, 1866-1931, archbishop
Staaff, Karl, 1860-1915, prime minister 1905-1906, 1911-1914
von Stedingk, Kurt Bogislaus Ludvig Kristoffer, 1746-1837, military officer
Strindberg, August, 1849-1912, novelist
Sundberg, Anton Niklas, 1818-1900, archbishop
Swartz, Carl, 1858-1926, prime minister 1917
Swedenborg, Emanuel von, 1688-1772
von Sydow, Oscar, 1873-1936, prime minister 1921
Themptander, Robert, 1844-1897, prime minister 1884-1888
Thunberg, Carl Peter, 1743-1828, botanist
Thyselius, Carl Johan, 1811-1891, prime minister 1883-1884
Torstensson, Lennart, 1603-1651, general
Transtroemer, Tomas, 1931-, writer
Trygger, Ernst, 1857-1943, prime minister 1923-1924
Ullsten, Olof, 1931-, prime minister 1978-1979
Vossius, Isaak, 1616-1689, librarian
Wahloeoe, Per, 1925-1976
Wallenberg, Raoul, 1912-
Wenner-Gren, Axel, 1881-1961, inventor and entrepreneur
Wrangel, Carl Gustav, 1603-1676
Wrangel, Carl Magnus, 1727-1786, priest







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